Durbach

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Durbach
Coat of arms of Durbach
Coat of arms
Durbach   is located in Germany
Durbach
Durbach
Coordinates: 48°30′N 8°1′E / 48.500°N 8.017°E / 48.500; 8.017Coordinates: 48°30′N 8°1′E / 48.500°N 8.017°E / 48.500; 8.017
Country Germany
State Baden-Württemberg
Admin. region Freiburg
District Ortenaukreis
Government
 • Mayor Toni Vetrano
Area
 • Total 26.33 km2 (10.17 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m (682 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,824
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 77770
Dialling codes 0781
Vehicle registration OG
Website www.durbach.de

Durbach is a municipality in the district of Ortenau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is situated on the verge of the northern Black Forest Mountains six kilometers north east of the town of Offenburg.

Main branches of commerce are agriculture (especially production of wine) and tourism. It is noted for its Riesling wine. The Riesling grape grown in the Ortenau district is known as Klingelberger for the name of a vineyard in Durbach.

Attractions are the picturesque town itself surrounded by vineyards spanning the slopes of the mountains, Schloss Staufenberg, a castle owned by the Markgraf von Baden with a magnificent view over the Rhine valley and Strassbourg to the Vosges mountains in Alsace. Noteworthy is the Skulpturenpark, an exhibition of contemporary sculptures in the park of the MediClin Staufenburg Klinik.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [Statistisches Bundesamt – Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012 (XLS-Datei; 4,0 MB) (Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011) "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31.12.2012"]. Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 12 November 2013. 

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